Here is some useful information. We recommend you to read it in advance of the event.


All participants are staying at the Penha Longa Hotel. It is an elegant palazzo-style estate situated among the rolling hills of the Sintra Cascais Nature Reserve. The conference is organized in the Penha Longa Hotel – in the D. Joao I Room meeting room.


The hotel is a 25-minute drive from the Lisbon International Airport. We recommend you to take taxi at the airport to get to the hotel. It is also possible to order a transfer service from the hotel, but this option will be more expensive.

The address of the hotel:

Estrada da Lagoa Azul Sintra - Linhó 2714 - 511 Portugal

Welcome dinner & networking


May 24

We are starting on Tuesday May 24, at 7 p.m. with a welcome dinner at the XIV-century monastery located near the Penha Longa Hotel. Let's meet at the hotel reception at 6.50. 

 Join us – for networking, local port tasting and dinner until 10 p.m.

  • Lidia Stefanova, Business Forum Manager+ 7 921 930 80 39
  • Julia Lutskaya, Marketing Manager+ 7 921 953 74 63

If you plan to request a meeting with the OpenWay representative, please contact Julia regarding available time slots.

Dress code


  • Business casual attire for the conference
  • Casual attire for outdoor activities and the final dinner on May 26
  • Semi-formal attire for dinners

Please bring a warm jacket (suitable for temperatures of around 10C less than the current weather expectations) and comfortable footwear for our yachting trip!


May 25

After the business part of the day we will leave the hotel for yachting.  Please bring a warm jacket (suitable for temperatures of around 10C less than the current weather expectations), windbreaker and comfortable footwear.

After the regatta, we return to the hotel, change clothes to semi-formal attire and go to a restaurant in the Sintra district to have dinner and listen to Portuguese music.

Adventure trip to Lisbon

May 26

The conference closes and we change into casual clothes. We go to Lisbon by bus, change to the famous yellow city-trains and go up the highest hills in the city, the site of the old Castle. We have a cocktail party on the top of the hill with a breathtaking view of the city. After that we have dinner in the nearby restaurant accompanied by a Portuguese singer.